CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 13, 2023
Updated: Oct 19, 2023


CVE-2023-44185 is an Improper Input Validation vulnerability that affects the routing protocol daemon (rpd) of Juniper Networks' Junos OS and Junos OS Evolved. The vulnerability allows an attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) to the affected device by sending a specific malformed ISO VPN BGP UPDATE packet. This vulnerability affects various versions of Juniper Networks Junos OS and Junos OS Evolved prior to specific releases. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should upgrade their Junos OS or Junos OS Evolved to the recommended versions. The potential danger of this vulnerability is a sustained Denial of Service condition, which can disrupt network operations and cause service outages for affected organizations. The base severity rating for this vulnerability is HIGH, with a base score of 7.5 according to NVD@NIST.

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